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] >> the oakland police department is testing shotspotter technology used to detect gunfire and pinpoint the location. >> now with this technology we can actually tell exactly where a person got shot within five meters of the gunshots going off. additionally, with these alerts, we are going to be getting these actual gunshot alerts within 45 seconds where viewed by shotspotter and pushed out to the police cars where they get a map of the location, the number of shots, listen to the gunshots as they respond for tactical purposes. >> the technology also alerts police to shootings when no one calls 911. >>> you can check out one of san francisco's landmark buildings from a new point of view. a visitors center just opened up inside the transamerica pyramid complete with a gift shop. for over a decade, tourists have to look at it from the outside. it was built in the '60s. the building with its unique shape has a controversial past, though. now an iconic status. these displays tell the story. >> transamerica was a bunch of young turks looking for purpose. >> the acquisition of that particular
to help firefighters. the massive technology changing the way they battle flames. >> celebrating earth day a bit early. the weekend plans and how you can help out. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. go hide, get all the sun screen out. you're going to need it as temperatures close to 90 degrees. we'll check >>> fire season is getting an early start. this fires still burning in southern california. it is now 50% contained. right now the u.s. forest service is arming itself with a high-tech tool born in a nasa laboratory. jonathan bloom climbed onboard a one of a kind airplane that is helping save homes and lives. >> the u.s. forest service has a lot of airplanes, but only one jet, and the view from this jet is something spectacular. you won't see these multicolored mountains out the window of the airplane. you see them through this nasa designed infrared sensor on the bottom when it's looking at this. >> we saw the larger fires and give a perimeter map so they have eyes on it in the morning so they can plan for the day. >> dan johnson flies in the dead of night taking thermal images of fires in tw
of technology police officer during their spree. >> authorities are also focusing their investigation on the tweets sent out by dzhokar tsarnaev before and after the bombing. our tech reporter gabe slate has that part of our coverage. >> let us take a look at this twitter a county only one mention the boston marathon on august 2012. he was responding to somebody else's reference. he says that boston marathon is not a good place to smoke. we cannot see the first part of the conversation we do not know the context if it is relevant or not. and on april 7th, one week before the bombing he said that if you have the knowledge and the inspiration the only action you have is to take action. this was about five actors hours and he followed with only just one half of the conversation and the victims of tragedy? el a o l, those people are and he said that there are people that know the truth and stay silent. 24 hours later, on tuesday he said that everybody wanted to talk like they have something to say but nothing comes out. when they move their lips just a lot of gibberish. he and his tweet o
played a big roll in the boston bombing story this week. kron four's jeff bush shows you how technology helped and hurt the flow of information. the entire country was focused on the events in boston all week long. it was a drama that played out on every possible platform imaginable. on monday, youtube videos were uploaded shortly after the bombing. this was a big asset to detectives who were just beginning their investigation. twitter was essential with getting the word out about the bombing but also helped people reconnect with loved ones after the explosions. internet sleuths were hard at work enhancing video and still images and uploading themagain, playing a key roll in helping police figure out who the bombers were. then, on thursday, when the fbi released the photos of the bombing suspects those images were shared across all platforms of social media. at the same time, police were looking into the youtube and twitter accounts of the bombing suspects to get some insight about possible motivations. the drama intensified on the computer screen early friday morning when the first sus
or to deploy to a different area. >> the forest service says there's only one problem with the technology, there's not enough of it. but nasa has another@answer. this censor can work around the clock. as for the pilots, their bags are packed. >> we're ready to go. next week we'll be in new mexico. >> at nasa research center, abc7 news. >> people around the bay area joined others around the planet to celebrate earth day. thousands of volunteers in nearly every community took advantage of the great weather to give the environment a little extra care. teams of volunteers from pacific beach to golden gate park could be seen working together on cleanup and beautification projects in oak ladies and gentlemen, many locations, including lake merritt were getting special attention, from trash pickup, graffiti removal, weeding and planting, 3500 volunteers were working to give the city a makeover. earth day is the city's largest single day volunteer project. >> about 400 volunteers are coming together this weekend to build hope and affordable housing in east oakland. earth day laurens the three-day
bridge, massachusetts. he is wearing a great hoodie. a massachusetts institute of technology officer, police officer, was then killed on the m.i.t. campus in cambridge shortly after there was a carjacking, the stolen car was found if watertown and police chase ensued. the suspects reportedly threw several explosives at officers and one suspect was killed. a patient died from a combination of wounds in the hospital. the second suspect got away. >> no surprise trending on twitter the words watertown, chechnya, boston, f.b.i., and dzhokhar tsarnaev the name of suspect number two. as you can imagine something like this, social media has information with theories and conspiracy of the shootout and the manhunt in boston. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is following that story from the newsroom. >> the f.b.i. calls it the big electronic dragnet in united states history the first major federal cases where twitter and facebook are in full effect. moments after the bombing, suspects photos were posted and the f.b.i. website crashed. the site now back online and the pictures went viral on so
in november when her leukemia relapsed. her students sprung into action. >>, you are going to use technology however you can. >> they quickly created a facebook page and website and organized donor drives all over the world. southeastations are one of the small he was groups to don't nature bone marrow. >> one in over 20,000 people find a match. >> at this temple people swabbed and joined the donor list. in sunnyvale, abc7 news. >>> well, we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor at abc7news.com. just look at "see it on tv." our meteorologist lisa argen is here to talk about really, i don't know what else to call it, a heat wave? no spare the air today, though. >> no. but it will be confined to the immediate coastline. anyone else around the bay will really be feeling the rapid warmup today. san francisco in the low 50s right now. going for a high of 69. of course, the giants win. we will talk about the rest of the bay area when we return. >> well, talking sports, the warriors battled denver to the end in game one of their playoff series. but a nuggets seasoned ve
relapsed. her students sprung into action. >>, you are going to use technology however you can. >> they quickly created a facebook page and website and organized donor drives all over the world. southeast asians are one of the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> someone from south asia, one in over 20,000 people find a match. >> at this temple people swabbed and joined the donor list. in sunnyvale, abc7 news. >>> we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor at abc7news.com. just look at "see it on tv." we wish the best for that woman. lisa argen is here to talk about the accuweather forecast that just shows us getting -- how's that? >> i like that. we are talking mid-80s in parts of the south bay, that's as much as 15 degrees above average. but we still have airport delays due to traffic delays at sfo. but nothing but sunshine in the city. air quality maybe getting a little hazy the next couple days as we build the heat. we will talk about that when we only back. >> also the warriors battle the nuggets to the end in game one of their playoff serie
relapsed. her students sprung into action. >> you are going to use technology however you can. >> they quickly created a facebook page and website and organized donor drives all over the world. southeast asians are one of the smallest groups to donate bone marrow. >> someone from south asia, one in over 20,000 people find a match. >> at this temple people swabbed and joined the donor list. in sunnyvale, abc7 news. >>> we have information on how you can register to be a bone marrow donor at abc7news.com. just look at "see it on tv." >> right here right now ms. lisa argen to talk to you about the accuweather forecast. >> it's pretty nice out there right now. no clouds. maybe a beach day. even if you don't like the beach, it will be pleasant along the shoreline. sea breeze coming back in the afternoon. no worries there. but upper 80s inland east bay. we will talk about the rest of the bay and how long the warmth will last coming up. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, the warriors, my warriors, battling the nuggets to the end in game one of the playoff series. but a >> welcome back.
about in the book is it's very difficult for terrorists in the future to not use technology. it's just the world we're moving into. as they opt into technoly, the room for error becomes much greater. when you're frantic and on the run, you can't possibly follow a checklist every second. >> yeah, look in the car and see if there's a cell phone there because you know it's a tracking device. >> digital fingerprints. both of these young men went online. in the case of the older brother, he had postings on youtube talking about the jihad and jihadists. is there a responsibility for people like googl to be constantly checking those things and alerting law enforcement? >> well, the moment we hear anything that is sort of hate speech or anything inappropriate on youtube, we take it off. that's sort of the best we can do because there's so much coming out. the fact of the matter is people are going to use all of this stuff to post their ideas and you will see it. and maybe you get a better sense that these people a evil by looking at what they're posting. >> in the 15 seconds i have left jared,
blocks down from u.s. army material technology laboratory. right on the main drag here. so we have school street heading up, which is where we thought they were concentrating their efforts and then you come down here and -- i'm sorry. i've lost the name of the street here. >> that's okay. kerry, how is it you were able to see somebody on the street? i guess i'm confused what you saw and where you saw it? >> okay. so there are a tremendous number of vehicles that have moved down the main drag here. i've lost count there are so many. a large group of people started to run that direction. some with weapons out. some of them news people with cameras out. i jogged along and as i approached, i saw the officers closest to a small little area on the sidewalk. this would be the sidewalk closest to the neighborhood opposed to the sidewalk which is where the building is. and i made my way over behind the vehicle and i saw that officers had weapons drawn and were crouching behind vehicles. so i then put myself behind a vehicle and i was looking down the sidewalk. as i looked down the sidewalk, i saw
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